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200hr Extended in Penticton

Come and enjoy SOYA’s 200hr Extended Penticton, BC. The extended program is an excellent choice for those who cannot get away for an immersion. The extended yoga teacher training gives the student time to absorb the teachings and put their studies into practice before their next session. SOYA’s curriculum will help you excel at your yoga teaching career and your yoga lifestyle.

Feb 28th to July 12th, 2020 

Lead Trainer:  Natasha Scott 

Training Times: Approximately two weekends per month,  Saturday and Sunday from 7:30am to 6:30pm.  Starts Friday evening, Feb 28th. Weekends are Feb 28-March 1, 7-8, 21-22; April  4-5; May 9-10, 23-24; June 20-21; July 11-12.

Learn more about this training on the SOYA Yoga Website.

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200hr Intensive at God's Mountain

Come and enjoy SOYA’s 200hr yoga teacher training immersion at God’s Mountain Estate near Penticton, BC. This remote, exquisite hidden gem sits high on the hillside overlooking Okanagan Lake, and is perfect for retreating into yoga studies. The SOYA curriculum is designed to help you excel at your yoga teacher career and your yoga lifestyle.

 April 13 – 29, 2020 starting at 2pm April 13th. 

Lead Trainer: Natasha Scott Additional SOYA grads will be guest teachers to lead the group in various asana styles.

Location:  God’s Mountain Estate, Penticton, BC.  Enjoy the small group experience where all your questions can be answered in a safe environment. This is a very special location for the training where students have the opportunity to live and eat together in a unique solar powered retreat between Salmon Arm and Enderby. Enjoy cozy spaces, evening saunas, and stunning views.

Learn more about this training and register on the SOYA Yoga Website

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5:00 PM17:00

300hr Extended in Penticton


2019 weekends are Sept 6-7-8, Oct 5-6, Nov 2-3.

2020 weekends are Jan 11-12, Jan 25-26, Feb 8-9, Mar 13-14-15, Apr 11-12, May 2-3 and 30-31, Jun 13-14 and Jun 27-28.


The Subtle Anatomy of Yoga – Advanced Energetic Teaching and Techniques: Practice and Implementation

  • Chakras, Granthis, Koshas, Lokas and Vayus

  • Explorations in the Advanced Practices of Pranayama

  • Svara Yoga – the Science of the Elements within the Breath

  • Hand and Body Mudras: Energetic Seals for Moving Prana

  • Mantras: Words of Power for Shifting Consciousness

  • De-mystifying Sanskrit, The Language of the Gods

  • Personal Energy Management and Self Care

  • The Hatha Yoga Pradipika – a path to Enlightenment

  • Mythology of Yoga: The Symbolism of Many – and yet One God

  • Understanding Karma & Reincarnation

  • Life changing Wisdom in Simple Terms: Ancient Teachings from the Bhagavad Gita & Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras and how the fit into Modern Times

Advancing Teaching Skills: Creative Sequencing, Building Themes, Voice and Body Language, Finding your Market Niche

  • Principles of Safe, Creative Sequencing from Various Lineages

  • Language & Voice: The Power of your Voice in the Seat of the Teacher

  • Creating Sacred Space at Home or in the Classroom

  • The Magic of Verbal Cues, Demonstrations, Yoga Props and Light Assists

  • Anatomy of Movement: Stretch & Strength in Poses

  • Anatomy Based Sequencing to the Peak Pose

  • Leading Pranayama, Meditation, Mantras and Japa safely in classes

  • Building Themes into Yoga Classes

  • Creating & Planning Private Sessions, Workshops and Retreats

  • Finding your Market Niche

Making Yoga Inclusive For All: Specializing to reach those outside of the studio format

  • Trauma Sensitivity in Yoga

  • Consent Based Yoga & light Hands-on Assists

  • Common Mis-Alignments & Anatomical Differences – Refining Observation Skills

  • Teaching Specialty classes such as Chair Yoga, Seniors Yoga, Yoga for the Office, Yoga in Schools, Restorative, Essential Prenatal, etc.

  • Seva or Service to others: “Doing nothing for others is the undoing of ourselves” H. Mann

  • Karma and Reincarnation: A Study of the Cycle of Lives

  • Ayurveda – the Science of the Doshas

  • The Upanishads: Gems from the Vedas teaching we are One

Learn more about upgrading your YTT and register on the SOYA Yoga Website.

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